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Atmospheric Shift by the ECU Ceramics Guild (October 7 – November 25, 2017)

Atmospheric Shift by the ECU Ceramics Guild Opening reception: Sat., October 7, noon-2:00 pm Exhibition Dates: October 7 – November 25, 2017 As part of the ongoing collaboration between the North Carolina Pottery Center and East Carolina University’s School of Art & Design and Ceramics Program, we are pleased to present Atmospheric Shift by members of […]

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The Last Drop: Intoxicating Pottery, Past & Present (December 9, 2017 – April 7, 2018)

IN COLLABORATION WITH THE CHIPSTONE FOUNDATION & CERAMICS IN AMERICA Please join us at the North Carolina Pottery Center for the opening reception of THE LAST DROP: INTOXICATING POTTERY, PAST & PRESENT Project.   December 9, 2017, 4:00-7:30 pm 4:00 PM: Presentation by Rob Hunter, editor of Ceramics in America 5:30-7:30 PM: Opening Reception   […]

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What’s For Dinner? (August 5 – November 25, 2017)

Handmade dinnerware does more than feed a hungry body—it provides the user with visual nourishment and tactile delight. What’s for Dinner? celebrates the connection between ceramics and food through the work of twenty North Carolina makers, including: Cady Clay Works, Courtney Martin, David Voorhees, Dean & Martin Pottery, Doug Dotson, East Fork Pottery, Great White Oak […]

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A Collector’s Collection (February 18 – April 22, 2017)

North Carolina is home to many pottery aficionados who are remarkable people not just for their collections, but also for who they are as people and for the passion they share for preserving, collecting, and sharing knowledge about our state’s rich pottery tradition. Many of those collectors have given pieces to the North Carolina Pottery […]

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Meet our Artists-in-Residence

Apply for the Artist-in-Residence program We anticipate having new Artists-in-Residence here at the center around mid-October.   Please follow and like us:

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Fall 2016 Raffle!

Tickets $5 each or 3 for $10 Drawing on December 9, 2016 This fall, the North Carolina Pottery Center is raffling off a fantastic piece by a talented and skilled local artisan. All funds raised will be used to help support the center’s mission of promoting awareness and appreciation of the history, heritage, and ongoing […]

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The Busbee Legacy: Jugtown & Beyond, 1917-2017 (November 12, 2016 – April 22, 2017)

The NC Pottery Center is pleased to present The Busbee Legacy marking one hundred years of the Busbees’ influence on our state’s pottery. Jacques and Juliana Busbee introduced classical ceramics from around the world to local Seagrove potters and fundamentally changed how Seagrove pots were designed, made, and marketed. Their new ideas were essential to […]

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North Carolina’s Traditional Women Potters (November 12, 2016 – February 11, 2017)

North Carolina’s Traditional Women Potters is the culmination of a study and lecture presented at the Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival, in Hickory, NC, in 2015. The twentieth century saw the emergence of women potters from the lineage of European settlers, and while Native American women had been making pottery here for thousands of […]

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Into the Surface: Senior Exhibition, Abby Barringer

Into the Surface: Senior Exhibition, Abby Barringer Candidate for BFA in Art with Concentration in Ceramics School of Art and Design, East Carolina University Abby Barringer creates geometric designs that she carves and smooths into her wheel thrown pottery. These patterns are based on her love for equal, consistent, and repeating designs. The work produced […]

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Into the Atmosphere – ECU Ceramics Guild (September 17 – October 29, 2016)

East Carolina University’s Ceramics Guild presents an exhibition that takes a closer look at the variety of techniques using fuel-burning kilns. At ECU Ceramics, students experiment with different fuel types and firing atmospheres to achieve unique surfaces and finish qualities on their creative work. This exhibition showcases current work by ECU students whose explorations span […]

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